Top Stories

Boris Johnson warns of ‘immense logistical challenge,’ as U.K. is first to authorize use of Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

0


The U.K. has become the first country in the world to approve the COVID-19 vaccine developed by U.S. drug manufacturer Pfizer
PFE
and German partner BioNTech
BNTX,
paving the way for the shot to be distributed to people who need it most within days.

The two-shot vaccine was authorized by the U.K.’s medicines regulator ahead of the U.S. and Europe, and will become available next week, the government said Wednesday. People over the age of 80, care-home residents, and health- and social-care workers are at the top of the priority list for the vaccine.

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that it was a “huge moment” but that an “immense…



Source marketwatch.com

Revised CDC data shows higher relative Black, Hispanic Covid death rate

Previous article

McDonald’s is passing along more fees to franchisees, reigniting tensions

Next article

You may also like

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

More in Top Stories